04/16/14 03:45 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a contempt of court citation against an email service provider used by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Dallas-based Lavabit Inc. and its...
By Ashe Schow | 04/14/14 04:39 PM
Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who exposed the agency's surveillance program, called Monday's Pulitzer Prize announcement “a vindication for the public.” Snowden, in his first blog post for the Freedom of the Press Foundation - of which he is a board member...
By Ashe Schow | 04/14/14 03:53 PM
Rep. Peter King, a staunch defender of the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, is not happy that the Guardian and the Washington Post won a Pulitzer Prize for public service on Monday.
By Ashe Schow | 04/14/14 03:24 PM
The Guardian and the Washington Post shared the Pulitzer Prize for public service on for their reporting on the National Security Agency surveillance program.
By Meghan Barr | 04/14/14 02:13 PM
The Washington Post and The Guardian won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for revealing the U.S. government's sweeping surveillance efforts in stories based on thousands of secret documents handed over by National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
04/11/14 04:46 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Two reporters central to revealing the massive U.S. government surveillance effort returned to the United States on Friday for the first time since the story broke and used the occasion to praise their exiled source: Edward Snowden. Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras of The...
By Bloomberg News | 04/11/14 03:26 PM
The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence, two people familiar with the matter said.
By Justin Green | 04/10/14 02:08 PM
Journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras will return to the U.S. on Friday, the first time they've been back since the Edward Snowden revelations. The Huffington Post reported Thursday that the two are returning to New York City to attend Friday's Polk Awards ceremony. They are sharing...
04/09/14 06:45 AM
BERLIN (AP) — The head of a German parliamentary inquiry into surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency has resigned, citing tensions over whether to seek testimony from NSA leaker Edward Snowden. All four parties in Germany's lower house, the Bundestag, agreed last month to launch...
By Justin Green | 04/08/14 11:06 AM
Thomas Ravenel, who resigned his office as state treasurer of South Carolina in 2007 after a felony cocaine charge, announced Monday that he intends to challenge Graham if the incumbent Republican wins his primary election in June.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/28/14 04:16 PM
Not in my state "I don't believe that legalizing an illegal drug for purposes of governmental profit is something that we should be doing. I believe that this is a gateway drug into other more serious drugs. I think it sends a wrong message to our kids and I don't think it makes anybody a...
By Brian Hughes | 03/27/14 09:35 AM
President Obama formally announced Thursday proposed reforms to National Security Agency surveillance techniques, saying the government should turn storage of metadata over to private phone companies.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/26/14 04:24 PM
Sen. Rand Paul suggested Wednesday that President Obama agree to settle a class-action lawsuit he filed against the National Security Agency, arguing that the president can use it as a legal vehicle to make the NSA changes his administration is now considering. "If the White House is serious,...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/26/14 12:52 PM
Sen. John McCain is convinced National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is working for the Russians. "Sure. Not a doubt in my mind," McCain, R-Ariz., responded when asked by the Washington Examiner. McCain said the timing of the releases of information stolen from the NSA is proof that...
By Washington Examiner | 03/25/14 06:14 PM
Sen. Chuck Schumer is a fast-talking New York Democrat who is trying to have it both ways on protecting journalists and their sources from government intimidation and prosecution. Schumer said recently he has enough votes to gain Senate passage of his Free Flow of Information Act that would...
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